Upon implementing new COVID-19 safety standards and completing a self-attestation checklist, Manufacturing & Construction and Places of Worship are permitted to reopen on Monday, May 18 under the following protocols: Manufacturing & Construction Houses/Places of Worship
Each business or House of Worship will be required to meet the Mandatory Workplace Safety Standards linked above before reopening. Additionally, each industry also has a series of Sector Specific Protocols, that detail the policies workplaces should enforce to maintain compliance.
New Sectors opened on May 25: Office space at 25% occupancy, limited personal services like hair and pet grooming, and remote fulfillment and curbside pickup retail.
Four Phased Approach Website Page Data Dashboard
Guidance for Businesses on the Reopening Plan Sector-Specific Protocols and Best Practices
Reopening Plan Template Compliance Attestation Poster Employer Poster Worker Poster
If you have not already signed up for the Alert System, please do so at https://alerts.provincetown-ma.gov. For information on Town Government operations call the Town Business Hotline at 508-413-9600 or the Department directly.
As of May 27, 2020, the Town of Provincetown has 1 confirmed active cases of Coronavirus, 1 death from complications related to COVID-19, and 27 additional cases are considered recovered and have been cleared from quarantine by the public health nurse according to CDC Protocol. Updated as info becomes available.
Note: These numbers only reflect those individuals that have sought testing. Some people who are positive may not show symptoms and therefore may not seek testing. Social Distancing is effective but it must be maintained over a period of time for it to be truly successful.
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On May 18th, the Provincetown Select Board heard the Community Survey Preliminary Results, the Public Health Workgroup Draft Report, and Tourism and General Business Survey. Please click on the links below to see each (in PDF):
Community Survey Preliminary Results Public Health Workshop Draft Report Tourism and General Business Survey
Recovery Coalition Stakeholder Members
Town Manager’s Introduction to the Recovery Coalition
March 26, 2020 COVID-19 Call-In Session Questions and Answers
April 1, 2020 COVID-19 Call-In Session Questions and Answers
April 15, 2020 COVID-19 Call-In Session Questions and Answers
April 29, 2020 COVID-19 Call-In Session Questions and Answers
May 20, 2020 COVID-19 Call-In Session Questions and Answers
April 13, 2020 - Helpful State Links:
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
Unemployment & COVID-19
Dept. Of Transitional Assistance Online Portal
Emergency Childcare Site
COVID-19 Cost Eligibility and Tracking Guidance
Complete List of Emergency Orders & Guidance
Stop the Spread of Germs
Social distancing: for youth for general audience
Coping with stress or fear
What to do if you are sick
10 tips for at-home quarantine or self-monitoring
In response to the COVID-19 Emergency, Governor Baker issued an emergency order requiring all individual to Stay at Home and all businesses and organizations that do not provide “COVID-19 Essential Services” to close their physical workplaces and facilities to workers, customers and the public. All persons are advised to practice social distancing by not gathering in crowds or 10 or more and staying 6 feet away from those you are not sheltering with. See Governor’s Order:
Governor’s COVID-19 Executive Order
Order of the Governor - COVID-19 Essential Services
Governor Prohibiting Assemblages
Governor’s Guidance on Lodgings and Short Term Rentals
To help manage the spread of the Coronavirus, and as a precautionary measure, the Town of Provincetown has closed all Town buildings to public traffic, with the exception of the Police Department. Staff will continue to work regular business hours and are available by phone and email. If you need to drop off anything for a department, please use the drop boxes located outside Town buildings. We will continue to hold necessary public board and regulatory committee meetings and hearings virtually, please check the posted agenda for information on how to participate.
The Town of Provincetown takes the health of its community very seriously. Please click on the buttons below for more information.